This Daytona 500 has a different feel to it
The buildup to Sunday's Cup race feels "bigger than usual" because NASCAR has spent the offseason trying to rescue and revive a sport that longs to recapture the glory of not-so-long-ago days.
Pressure, passion, hope mark Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s return
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the green flag to start the Daytona 500 on Sunday, and the NASCAR industry will breathe a sigh of relief, He's good for the sport, but he's coming back for himself.
Who will be immortalized on the Daytona 500 Champions Walk of Fame after Sunday?
Fans lined up to take a picture of the Dale Earnhardt Sr. statue in front of the Daytona International Speedway.
NASCAR drivers have been known to get big heads.
For $14.95 you can drink your beverage of choice out of this plastic Daytona fueler.
Despite some criticism voiced on social media by fans, no changes will be made to the risqué outfits worn by Monster Energy models at NASCAR races this year, including Sunday's Daytona 500,
Josh Seiden and John Klein from Long Island and their friends wanted to bring as many beers as they possibly could to the Daytona International Speedway so they came up with this shopping cart.
Nestled in a sea of hamburger and hot dog stands at the Daytona International Speedway, race car driver Leilani Münter and six-year NFL veteran David Carter passed out vegan appetizers to race fans who had never tried vegan food before.
.@DennyHamlin hooked the crew boys up w purple J's for the FedEx team uniform. @Jumpman23
Everywhere you look you're reminded who is still the man at Daytona.
Looking back on Daytona's top 5 moments.
With the Daytona 500 coming up on Sunday, take a look back at the five greatest moments in the history of the race.
The six Toyota-backed cars in the Daytona 500 led the final NASCAR Cup practice Friday with Kyle Busch leading the way, followed by Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez and Martin Truex Jr. -- all Joe Gibbs Racing or Furniture Row Racing drivers. Cup teams have one final practice session Saturday to prepare for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
Ryan Truex and other NASCAR drivers sign autographs for fans at the infield fan zone.
We talking 'bout practice.
Michael Waltrip goes full throttle for 30th, final Daytona 500
The 53-year-old driver from Owensboro, Kentucky, is committed to capping off his Cup career by competing one last time at the track that has brought him joy, pain and wins.
Fans write well wishes on the garage windows at the Daytona International Speedway. Thomas, a 3-year-old NASCAR fan from Minnesota, wrote good luck to his favorite driver, Clint Boyer.
The "Infield Dog" at the Daytona International Speedway is topped with chili, macaroni salad, cheese sauce and crushed Doritos.
The Harley J. Earl Trophy, which will be awarded to the Daytona 500 winner on Sunday.
Re-engineered decommissioned school buses. A NASCAR tradition like no other.
Hendrick Motorsports, which has a relationship with Mountain Dew, has avoided using the new series sponsor Monster Energy logos on cars when posting images from its race shop. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had the patch on upside down when doing an ESPN interview Thursday. Asked about whether there is any disagreement with the series sponsor or if they've decided what they will do and not do, team owner Rick Hendrick plainly stated: "When you see our cars at the track, they'll have the Monster logo on the windshield, on the side of the car. Our guys will have it on their uniform."
Logano signs deal with Penske through 2023
Joey Logano has signed an extension with Penske Racing through at least 2023, the organization announced Friday.
Joey Logano, who was signed through 2018, has extended with Team Penske beyond 2022. Along with Logano's extension, Penske announced the extensions of sponsor Shell/Pennzoil and crew chief Todd Gordon. In addition to Logano's solid performance, team owner Roger Penske continues to have a partnership for reduced-cost fuel and oils for the Penske trucking fleet of 244,000 while providing product development support through his race teams.
Jeff Gordon will drive the pace car prior to the start of the Daytona 500. The car is a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
Truex car among 3 failing postrace inspections
Cars driven by AJ Allmendinger, Martin Truex Jr. and Chris Buescher failed postrace inspections following Thursday's Daytona 500 qualifying races, forcing them to the rear of Sunday's field.
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